Main Publications 


Burns et al., 2020

Heterotrophic Carbon Fixation in a Salamander-Alga Symbiosis


Burns et al. 2017

Transcriptome Analysis Illuminates the Nature of the Intracellular Interaction in a Vertebrate-Algal Symbiosis

Kerney et al. 2019

Co-Cultures of Oophila amblystomatis Between Ambystoma maculatum and Ambystoma gracile Hosts Show Host-Symbiont Fidelity


Burns et al. 2015

Comparative Genomics of a Bacterivorous Green Alga Reveals Evolutionary Causalities and Consequences of Phago-Mixotrophic Mode of Nutrition


Burns et al. 2018


Gene-based predictive models of trophic modes suggest Asgard archaea are not phagocytotic

Collaborative Work


Bock and Charvet et al., 2021


Experimental identification and in silico prediction of bacterivory in green algae


Tessler and Brugler et al., 2020


Ultra-gentle soft robotic fingers induce minimal transcriptomic response in a fragile marine animal


Jimenez et al., 2021


No evidence of Phago-mixotropy in Micromonaspolaris (Mamiellophyceae), the Dominant Picophytoplankton Species in the Arctic


Torruella et al., 2018

A complex functional gene set for the early-branching opisthosporidian Paraphelidum tribonemae.


Burns et al., 2021


From intent to implementation: Factors affecting public involvement in life science research


Cadiz et al., 2018


The chytrid fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, is widespread among Cuban amphibians

DNA Repair (Burns PhD Research)


Burns et al. 2018


Nucleotide excision repair does not contribute to the genetic instability associated with loop or stem-loop DNA located within transcription units


Nadkarni and Burns et al. 2017

Nucleotide excision repair and transcription-coupled DNA repair abrogate the impact of DNA damage on transcription


Burns and Dreij et al., 2010


O6-Methylguanine induces altered proteins at the level of transcription in human cells.